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Blog: Spinal Cord Injuries

  • There is hope that spinal cord injuries can be treated

    June 28, 2012

    We’ve written before about the devastating nature of spinal cord injuries. New Jersey residents have endured paralysis and other debilitating injuries as a result of car accidents, work-related injuries or slip and fall accidents. Up to this point, there was very little hope for such spinal cord injury victims that their injuries could ever be […]

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  • Boxer Paul Williams paralyzed in motorcycle accident

    June 12, 2012

    Paul Williams, a former welterweight boxing champion who has headlined a small number of Atlantic City, New Jersey fight cards, was paralyzed in a May 24th motorcycle accident. Williams, who was wearing his helmet while riding his motorcycle at the time of the accident, was forced off the road to avoid striking a car head-on […]

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  • Spinal cord injuries do not heal

    May 21, 2012

    New Jersey is just one of a handful of states that has legislation that would provide funding for spinal cord injury research. In many other states, such research often gets hung up in political bickering as to how such research should be funded. A key problem concerning spinal cord injuries suffered in a car accident […]

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  • New Jersey actor paralyzed after being shot by real bullets

    May 03, 2012

    A New Jersey actor was paralyzed during an accident at a theme park while playing a part in a Western drama. What happened was that real bullets were used in the staging rather than blanks. After the shooting, the actor was placed in a medically-induced coma and is currently suffering paralysis to his right arm […]

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  • Spinal cord injuries and recovery

    April 16, 2012

    It’s almost impossible to imagine the difficulties that individuals suffering spinal cord injuries are required to endure. If not for incredible courage and a positive attitude, many of them would likely wish they had died in the accident that caused their disability rather than to go on living. A 19-year-old girl in a neighboring state […]

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  • New legislation dedicated to paralyzed New Jersey girl

    March 29, 2012

    A 15-year old New Jersey girl’s paralysis that resulted from a road rage accident a number of years ago is now the motivating factor behind a proposed piece of legislation. The legislation is named for Jessica Rogers and would escalate any road rage assault causing a bodily injury to a third-degree offense. The young girl […]

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  • Rental cars prone to rolling over

    March 12, 2012

    A number of rental car companies doing business in New Jersey are still using vehicles that are prone to rollovers. Obviously such rollovers can lead to risk of severe trauma including spinal cord injuries, concussions, fractures and death. Obviously, the problem with all spinal cord injuries is that the condition is often permanent in nature. […]

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  • Insurance company denies liability for paralyzed woman

    February 06, 2012

    A New Jersey based insurance company has denied any responsibility in paying for the settlement of a woman paralyzed in a hayride accident run by a farm market. There is apparently language in the insurance policy stating it does not cover bodily injury for any temporary worker. The paralyzed woman apparently asked to work at […]

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  • Treatment for spinal cord injuries often dangerous

    December 30, 2011

    The consequences of spinal cord injuries go well beyond physical immobility and pain. Those who suffer such injuries also may be required to endure epidural (including steroid) injections that can be both painful and dangerous. A Vietnam veteran received steroid injections to relieve chronic pain to his neck. However, during the procedure he suffered a […]

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